[scribus] designing instructional posters on code/programming -- lots of syntax highlighting
owen.cook at gmx.com
Thu Jan 5 22:30:59 UTC 2017
> Hello folks :)
> I would greatly appreciate some advice about what direction to go...
> realizing this may be a bit of a rabbit hole that might require I spend
> several hours learning various things, if it's a rabbit hole indeed I'd
> like to avoid travelling the wrong tunnels if possible...
> I need to design informational/instructional posters that have lots of code
> samples in which the code is properly syntax-highlighted like you'd see in
> Kate/Gedit/Vim/any IDE etc.
> What approach should I take for this?
I have been following the ensuing thread. Perhaps try this;
1. Use Vim (the latest version on Linux Mint 18.1 is what I used)
2. Drop your code into vim
3. Then print the file to postscript
4. Open Scribus (I am using the latest 1.5.3 and import your ps vector file.
All good, an example is
http://members.pcug.org.au/~rcook/scribus/perl_poem.ps (original ps)
http://members.pcug.org.au/~rcook/scribus/perl_poem.sla (A0 size sla)
http://members.pcug.org.au/~rcook/scribus/perl_poem.pdf (resulting pdf)
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